how to pronounce despond


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despond is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of despond


  1. To give up the will, courage, or spirit; to become dejected, lose heart.


  1. Despondency.

despond frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word despond occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics despond can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that despond can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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